Kingsessing hit-and-run driver sought

Police said no charges were filed and the case is closed. Credit: Metro file
Philadelphia police are seeking the driver in a hit-and-run in Kingsessing on Monday.
Credit: Metro file

Philadelphia police are seeking the driver who struck a 32-year-old man on the 6200 block of Kingsessing Avenue about 5 p.m. Monday, leaving the victim behind in critical condition.

Police described the striking vehicle in the Kingsessing hit-and-run accident as a black 2000-2004 Jeep Cherokee, CBS Philly reported.

The victim was leaning over to fix a bike on the shoulder when he was struck by the westbound vehicle. He was taken to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania for treatment of significant head injures.

The driver of the striking vehicle stopped briefly before driving away.

Police urge anyone with information about the Kingsessing hit-and-run accident to call 215-685-3180 or 911.



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